THE CULTURE OF INHUMANITY AND SELFISHNESS STILL PERSISITS IN OUR HISTORY
(Mestre POP – Mestre em Capoeira)
Slavery, feudalism, capitalism and every other system relating
political power have always given its contours of inhumanity, selfishness
and perversion to the human history.
Every single culture in this world has cultivated its legacy handed
down by the political and social organization, in which the domination
and subjugation of one prevails over the other.
Thus humanity has been its way to fulfill the agenda of historical
Not by chance some monarchs still exists in some countries;
which symbolizes the continuance of power to life. Likewise, there are
dictatorship in some parts of the world; all examples of long life power
benefiting a certain regime or family.
So why there are still such human relations totally based on
domination and force?
Firstly, the human beings are unknown to themselves. They ignore
the reason to their existence and everything else. The historical mistakes
live on eternally under their actions and, in spite of it all, they cannot
remove their convictions. In short enchanted beings that are fixed on
appearances as though they were real.
They nourish the power in their relations as though they were
natural; thus employer and employee, fact which atest the legacy of the
feudalism in our society.
Nonetheless, the common perception cannot fathom the inhuman
nature of these relations. The power is configured in the logics of the
advantage. Bottom-line is: some with too much and others with too
We are the perpetrators of inhuman actions. We just replicate
the historical reality of the human being, dominating others and, for
this reason all human relations have been compromised. Nonetheless
all that is imprinted in our subconscious mind; which is compelled
by competitivity and the idea of strategy. See the arenas, rings and
octagons as metaphors to this cruel and desolating reality. We follow the
footsteps of our ancestors cheering to see bloodshed and subjugation
in several fields of life, ranging from the political to the religious and
It is urgent that we find a new culture unlike that of the Rational
animal. The Culture of the Disenchantment because it is conscious and
does not approve of dogmas, ideologies, vanity and selfishness, which
have been devastating to humanity.
Summing up, let’s reflect over what has been said here. We are
at the end of this world spectacle; a show played by millions of alluded
people who ignore the evil in our reality. But no worries, since the Media
is always reminding us of that through its daily news. Thus we would like
to invite to know the RATIONAL CULTURE which belongs to new phase
– the RATIONAL PHASE. May the human kind comes to terms with the
good sense to acknowledge this reality!